Active Watford and Three Rivers will be delivered by the Trust and is funded by the Premier League Charitable Fund (PLCF), Watford Borough Council, Three Rivers District Council, Herts Valley CCG (Watford and Three Rivers locality) and Watford Community Housing. This programme has been developed and relaunched on the backRead More →

Pupils from Hertfordshire schools have been benefiting from a course to increase their inner strength and resilience which has received praise by researchers at the London School of Economics (LSE). In line with the government’s mission to make personal, social and health education compulsory, charity Bounce Forward’s ‘Healthy Minds’ trialRead More →

A commemorative paving stone to honour the Hitchin solider, 2nd Lt. Frank Edward Young, was officially unveiled on Sunday 13 January 2019.  The stone was provided by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government as part of a national programme to commemorate the First World War. North Hertfordshire DistrictRead More →

Schoolchildren experiencing mental health difficulties in Hertfordshire will get early help from special support workers in a new initiative announced last month (Thursday 20 December). The government has named Hertfordshire one of only 25 areas to launch Mental Health Support Teams (MHSTs) in 2019. “I am delighted that Hertfordshire hasRead More →

Working with local homelessness charity New Hope, Watford Borough Council has upgraded the town’s cold weather shelter programme this December and January for Watford’s homeless. With the support of local churches, New Hope, which is funded by the council and supported by donations from the local community, is providing emergencyRead More →

Watford Borough Council – one of four local authorities across England which submitted a joint application for the Local Digital Fund. The collaboration was successfully awarded £77,000 for its project to develop a ‘Tell-us once move-in process.’ The MHCLG Local Digital Fund is used to support councils with digital projects thatRead More →